Playback with Home Media Gallery
Playback with Home Media Gallery
The Home Media Gallery allows you to play music on
media servers connected on an identical Local Area
Network (LAN) as the receiver. This unit allows for the
playing of files stored on the following:
· PCs running Microsoft Windows XP with Windows
Media Connect installed
· PCs running Microsoft Windows Vista or XP with
Windows Media Player 11 installed
· DLNA-compatible digital media servers (on PCs or
To play back audio files stored on components on the
network or listen to Internet radio stations, you must turn
on the DHCP server function of your router. In case your
router does not have the built-in DHCP server function, it
is necessary to set up the network manually. Otherwise,
you cannot play back audio files stored on components
on the network or listen to Internet radio stations. See
Setting up the network on page 10 for more on this.
About network playback
The network playback function of this unit uses the
Windows Media Connect
See Windows Media Player 11/ Windows Media Connect
on page 17 for more on this.
Windows Media DRM
Microsoft Windows Media Digital Rights Management
(WMDRM) is a platform to protect and securely deliver
content for playback on computers, portable devices and
network devices. Home Media Gallery functions as a
WMDRM 10 for networked devices. WMDRM protected
content can only be played on media servers supporting
Content owners use WMDRM technology to protect their intellectual
property, including copyrights. This device uses WMDRM software to
access WMDRM protected content. If the WMDRM software fails to
protect the content, content owners may ask Microsoft to revoke the
software's ability to use WMDRM to play or copy protected content.
Revocation does not affect unprotected content. When you download
licenses for protected content, you agree that Microsoft may include a
revocation list with the licenses. Content owners may require you to
upgrade WMDRM to access their content. If you decline an upgrade,
you will not be able to access content that requires the upgrade.
This product is protected by certain intellectual property rights of
Microsoft. Use or distribution of such technology outside of this
product is prohibited without a license from Microsoft.
DLNA CERTIFIEDTM Audio Player
The Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) is a cross-
industry organization of consumer electronics,
computing industry and mobile device companies.
Digital Living provides consumers with easy sharing of
digital media through a wired or wireless network in the
The DLNA certification logo makes it easy to find
products that comply with the DLNA Interoperability
Guidelines. This unit complies with DLNA Interoperability
When a PC running DLNA server software or other DLNA
compatible device is connected to this player, some
setting changes of software or other devices may be
required. Please refer to the operating instructions for
the software or device for more information.
DLNA and DLNA CERTIFIED are trademarks and/or service marks of
Digital Living Network Alliance.
Content playable over a network
· Even when encoded in a compatible format, some
files may not play correctly.
· Movie and photo files cannot be played back.
· There are cases where you cannot listen to an
Internet radio station even if the station can be
selected from a list of radio stations.
· Some functions may not be supported depending on
the server type or version used.
· Supported file formats vary by server. As such, files
not supported by your server are not displayed on this
unit. For more information check with the
manufacturer of your server.